The wallet-friendly Komi Sketch Ruler helps you draw perfectly spaced lines, circles, angles, and more. It works in mm, inch, 150 / 300 dpi px, and pica scales and has conversion formulas on its face. It also doubles as a straight edge for cutting and a paper clip. It’s made from FR-4, the same sturdy material used in printed circuit boards.
Titaner’s Tiroler measuring device is a rolling ruler that fits in your pocket. Made from CNC-machined titanium, it can measure around corners, along curves, and irregular surfaces. It comes in 10-centimeter and 5-inch versions that click each time a full revolution is completed.
This duo of stainless steel tools helps with measuring, drawing, and other everyday tasks. The wallet-friendly Horizon Helvetica features inch, cm, pixel, and pica rulers, a compass, a protractor, a t-square, a set square, and an isometric grid. Its sibling, the Horizon Key, has a bottle opener, hex bolt wrenches, a mini saw, a spoke wrench, a screwdriver, and more.
This versatile measuring gadget is great for anyone who needs to cut wood or other stock. It combines a square and protractor and has templates for dovetail joints, circular holes, parallel lines, drill positioning, and a variety of common miter angle markings. It’s made from aluminum alloy and has easy-to-read markings.
Eiger Tools’ wallet-size caliper is thinner than most credit cards and can easily measure an object’s inside or outside diameter. It’s ideal for measuring nuts, bolts, and pipes and can also measure curved surfaces up to 10 cm in circumference. The card is machined from stainless steel and includes a brass carrying case to protect its sharp edges.
This high-tech measuring device reinvents the ruler. The NeoRuler uses a sliding marker to measure lengths and shows precise measurements on its digital display. It can display different units and scales, divide into increments, and save data to a mobile app. Add-ons include a pen holder, a magnifier, and a caliper.
Orangered Life is back with a new variant of their 30º Ruler. The Rulapen takes the angled aluminum measuring tool and adds a perfectly-matched pen that stows inside its body. The 6-inch / 15cm long ruler has precise Imperial and Metric markings, and its universal pen accepts more than 30 kinds of refills.
This elegantly-designed wood ruler from Italy’s LL Design Studio appears to defy gravity when placed on its base. Its mitered ends and a strong magnet at one end let it balance at a 40º angle against its stand. It also has a magnet in its back so you can attach it to metal surfaces. Available in inches or centimeters.
This stainless steel, bell-shaped jigger is a great addition to any home bar. Its dual cups provide precise measurements of .25, .5, .75, 1, 1.5, and 2 oz. to help fix perfectly-proportioned cocktails every time. The jigger is made from stainless steel in a mirrored or brushed finish.
This 3-foot-long pocket tape measure from TEC Accessories might not be helpful for diagramming an entire room, but it’s a handsome accessory for your keychain or coin pocket. Measuring just 1.24″ across, each is made from real titanium and comes in eye-catching finishes, including stonewashed, rainbow, and moire.
This clever kitchen accessory from Thoriam Tactical combines a bag clip for your coffee, tea, or bagged herbs with a measuring tablespoon. It’s made from easy-to-clean stainless steel and has strong jaws to keep bags sealed. Save when buying three or more at a time.
This limited-run woodworking tool from Blue Spruce Toolworks looks amazing and will never let you down. Its stainless steel blade has an engine-turned finish for a jeweled appearance, attached firmly to its handle for a perfect 90° angle. Available in 6″ and 12″ lengths with a wood or leather handle inset.
This set of drawing tools makes it easy to create precise shapes. By combining its parts, you can draw circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and more. Use it to measure angles with its protractor or long lines with its rolling ruler. Its extendable ruler can be used to draw objects from 0.4″ (10mm) to 18.7″ (475mm) in diameter.
This unique kitchen accessory combines eight different tools in one. Its functions include a funnel, citrus juicer, spice grater, egg masher, cheese grater, cap opener, egg separator, and a metric measuring cup. Stack its pieces when not in use, and it looks like a colorful wine bottle.
These clever measuring spoons from Dreamfarm ensure you get exactly the right amount of ingredients instead of an approximation. Once you fill them, squeeze their handles to wipe away any excess for perfectly-level spoonfuls. Each set includes 1 tbsp., 1 tsp., 1/2 tsp., and 1/4 tsp. measuring spoons.
The T³ is three scale rulers in one. Each of its fins can be used independently or joined together, providing 12 scale measurements. The aluminum rulers have clear scale markings at their ends and built-in magnets for attaching them. The standalone T ruler offers cm, inch, point, and pica markings.
The 30° Ruler now comes in solid brass. Like its aluminum brother, it offers a sloped shape for easy reading and laser-accurate tick marks. Each one comes with inch and centimeter marks on opposite sides. Available in three sizes: 6 in/15 cm, 8 in/20 cm, and 12 in/30 cm.
This set of reference cards is a great addition to a toolbox or workbench. Card 1 includes a wire gauge, nail gauge, hole gauges, and a pipe gauge; Card 2 has a compass and shape stencils, and Card 3 has equations, conversion charts, abbreviations, and more. Made from durable plastic with a protective coating.
The sizes of regular measuring cups aren’t always obvious. But these clever cups from Welcome Industries are far more intuitive. Each cup is shaped like the fractional amount that it represents, so a 1/2-cup really is a half of a cup, and so forth. Made from durable, BPA-free Tritan, and includes 1/4-cup, 1/3-cup, 1/2-cup, and 1-cup sizes.
Minute Objects‘ wallet-sized card includes details on 79 different measurement units, including abbreviations and conversion multipliers. Reference charts include length, area, volume, mass, pressure, and temperature, as well as metric prefixes. Each card is laser engraved on a black-plated brass sheet. They also make a Periodic Table card.
Laser measuring devices can really come in handy when you need to measure a large space and don’t have someone to hold the other end of the tape. Magpie Tech’s laser measuring tool can project beams in both directions, so you can measure space by standing in the middle of it. It’s great for measuring heights too.
This study aluminum tool is great for making precise angular measurements. Simply adjust its angle to match the desired location, and it can measure from 0 to 225º with a precision of ±0.5. It measures 16″ long and has both horizontal and vertical angle bubbles for ensuring a true baseline.